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Of course, It is an Intifada: This is What You Must Know


By Ramzy Baroud When my book ‘Searching Jenin’ was published soon after the Israeli massacre in the Jenin refugee camp in 2002, I was quizzed repeatedly by the media and many readers for conferring the word ‘massacre’ on what Israel has depicted as a legitimate battle against camp-based ‘terrorists’. The interrogative questions were aimed at relocating the narrative from a …

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Israel Puts First “Jewish”  in Administrative Detention


On Tuesday ,Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon signed the first “administrative detention” order for a  Jewish extremist suspect following the arson of a Palestinian home  where a baby was burned alive. The Suspected Jewish extremist is Mordechai Ettinger Meir (his grandfather Meir Kahane founded the racist anti-Arab Kach) , an Israeli settler arrested on Tuesday for “his involvement in violent activities …

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Launch of innovative digital tool to help expose patterns of Israeli violations in Gaza


 Amnesty International An investigative online tool mapping Israeli attacks in Gaza during the conflict of July and August 2014 has been unveiled by Amnesty International and Forensic Architecture today. Its purpose is to help push for accountability for war crimes and other violations of international humanitarian law. The Gaza Platform enables the user to explore and analyse data about Israel’s …

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Obituary- Basim Amin Bishara Azzam


Basim was born in Tiberius, Palestine and passed away peacefully in Vancouver, Canada, surrounded by his loving family. Basim is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Jean, his sister Badia Khouri, brothers Nabil and Atef, scores of cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and dear family friend Sarena. Basim and Jean lived the majority of their lives in Abu …

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Israel’s behaviour will bankrupt it over time

A Palestinian looks at the Israeli settlement Har Homa in the West Bank

By: Jonathan Cook  Two recent reports suggest that Israel could face catastrophic consequences if it fails to end the mistreatment of Palestinians under its rule, whether in the occupied territories or in Israel itself. The Rand Corporation’s research shows that Israel could lose $250 billion (Dh919bn) over the next decade if it fails to make peace with the Palestinians and …

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Male and killed in Gaza – you’re a combatant


By: Jonathan Cook  Experience should have proved that one has to be credulous in the extreme – or brainwashed by Zionism – to take seriously “rebuttals” by the Israeli army of evidence of its abuses and war crimes. But for any who still harbour suspicions that claims by the Israeli army aren’t simply self-serving deceptions, take a look at its latest report into last year’s …

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Stuck in Area A: How We Were Duped into Disowning the Palestinians

Children carry goods at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing in Aleppo

By Ramzy Baroud  Are you surprised that there has been little mobilization to help Yarmouk, the Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus, which is overrun by militants, and besieged by the Syrian army? Palestinians – and Syrians – there are killed in a myriad of ways, including starvation. I am not surprised. Even before Palestinian refugees found themselves …

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Urgent ‘Musts’ Needed for Palestinians to Defeat Apartheid


By Ramzy Baroud Waiting on Israeli society to change from within is a colossal waste of time, during which the suffering of an entire nation – torn between an occupied home and a harsh diaspora – will not cease. But what are Palestinians and the supporters of a just peace in Palestine and Israel to do? Plenty. Those who counted …

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Palestine officially welcomed as a member of International Criminal Court (ICC)

ICC Second Vice-President Judge Kuniko Ozaki, in the presence of the President of the Assembly of States Parties, H.E. Sidiki Kaba, presents Dr. Riad Al-Malki, the a special edition of the Rome Statute (photo from ICC website)

On Wednesday, Palestine officially becomes the 123rd member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after joining Rome Statute the ICC’s founding treaty. In a closed ceremony at the court’s headquarters in the Hague, Netherlands. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad alMalki received a ceremonial copy of the court’s statute and then he said “As Palestine formally becomes a State Party to the Rome …

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Netanyahu the Mythbuster: ‘Special Relationship’ No More


By Ramzy Baroud Imagine if an American presidential candidate made a plea to his supporters on election day with the following statement: “The Republican administration is in danger. Black voters are going en masse to the polls. Liberal NGOs are bringing them on buses.” Even in a country where Chris Matthews is a media celebrity and Pamela Geller is an …

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